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MiWayLife Launches Insurance Policy for Athletes

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The business of sports in South Africa continues to thrive, with growing numbers of ‘weekend warriors’ and professional athletes investing time and money into disciplines such as running, road cycling and mountain biking. Insurer MiWayLife estimated that South Africa has around 200,000 cyclists, 750,000 runners and 15,000 triathletes – and it has developed a bespoke solution catering to needs of ...

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Adaptive Action Athletes

Adaptive action athletes

Breaking the laws of gravity and the definition of what it means to be disabled. By Emily Gray, Amputee Reintegration and Motivation Specialist. Adaptive action athletes are innovative, courageous athletes who are constantly reforming and changing perceptions around disabilities. By finding different ways to adapt to their circumstances they are able to redefine the word impossible. Action sports require balance, ...

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Riders Earn Their Meat at Tour de Braai

tour de braai

The Tour de Braai is a five-day gravel ride from George to Swellendam, conceptualised by Jan Braai, the man behind the National Braai Day initiative. Taking in some of the most scenic passes in the Klein Karoo and the Western Cape, the Tour de Braai offers riders the opportunity to cycle at leisure and then enjoy their post-ride surroundings. As ...

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4 Lessons From a Safety Kayaker

#Antarctica2020 is the official campaign focused on significantly raising awareness around climate change and protecting the seas surrounding Antarctica over the course of the next three years. This initiative is led by ice-water swimmer Lewis Pugh. Late last year, when Lewis needed a safety kayaker paddling next to him while he swam in some of Antartica’s most inhospitable, sub-zero seas, ...

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6 Reasons Why Nike’s Breaking2 Goes Beyond 42.2km

As Lelisa Desisa, Zersenay Tadese and Eliud Kipchoge (pictured) approach their attempt at a 1:59:59 marathon, a few of the world’s top runners — past and present — weigh in on what the attempt really means and why the two-hour barrier is about so much more than a race. 1. 2 minutes and 58 seconds is a significant amount of ...

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Sport Focus: Water Sports

Stay active this summer by trying your hand at these open ocean activities

Stay active this summer by trying your hand at these open ocean activities Whether you’re at sea or on a lake, you can try your hand at any number of water-based activities to keep active and have some fun while doing this December holiday. Here are three of the less conventional options, all of which offer a wide variety of ...

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